Author: Tristan Simonian

I'm unabashedly in love with Nintendo; ESPECIALLY Zelda! Spelunky is my jam. Burritos are life.

Daigo Umehara. That name may not mean anything to you. That name may mean everything to you. Having been in the competitive scene for over a decade, he’s widely considered to be one of the (if not the actual) greatest fighting game player of all time. To me, Daigo Umehara reflects a feeling. The first […]

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More Characters than you can stuff on your Amiibo shelf! Kudos to Hat-Loving Gamer for this insanity. Tristan Simonian I’m unabashedly in love with Nintendo; ESPECIALLY Zelda! Spelunky is my jam. Burritos are life.

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Chores, man. They are terrible. I don’t like them; I assume you don’t like them, either. Having to trudge through a task that you care little about isn’t fun for anyone. But we do them. As a child, I would do chores for cash to buy things; especially legos. I was given a sense of […]

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The Mother series has always had a very awkward relationship with the United States. Like a secret club, the game was almost destined to slip into a niche identity that only the most adoring fans would follow (but boy have they ever). Nintendo skipped North America completely in 1989 with the series first entry on […]

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This year is the 20th Anniversary of Pokémon. They might not be the corporate monster that they were when I was growing up, but they are still a major player in the game of adorable monster collection. In fact, they have a lot in store for this special year. New games, new cards, new movies; […]

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Time to get Hyped! Sega has been releasing some very well received remasters of classic Genesis games for the 3DS for a while, and now it looks like they\’re finally going to package them all together in one box! Releasing on April 26th, $30 gets you get these wonderfully remastered Genesis and Master System games: […]

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Remember when Vanilla Ice released \”Ice Ice Baby\” and pretended it was fresh and unique? Come on Ice, we all knew what was really going on. Fast Racing Neo is kind of like that, but faster, tougher, and less embarrassing to talk about in public. Fast Racing Neo is new racing downloadable exclusive for Wii […]

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If you have followed console videogames for any length of time in the mid 2000’s, you might recognize a few feelings surrounding the period’s consoles. Be it Nintendo’s Wii being a perceived children’s console without substance; or Sony’s Playstation 3 being able to give you all the walking crab monsters you can handle. If one […]

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